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Hi I'm Tressia

I love the piano, tennis, the outdoors, Idaho potatoes and my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student, a senior in the field of Communication Disorders. I dream of someday becoming a Speech Language Pathologist working with adults in the medical field. I've been married for about 9 months, and love being a wife. I come from a big family and almost all of us play tennis; it's what we do when we all get together. I love to laugh and have fun. When my husband and I get together with my family or my in-laws, good times always follow. I'm a musician. I've played the piano for the past 13 years and LOVE it. I discovered my love for accompanying others in high school when I began playing for my high school choirs. I love playing for soloists or for groups.

Why I am a Mormon

My family has been part of the LDS church for generations, and I've drawn a lot of strength from my parents' faith. Remaining a Mormon, however, is my own choice. I know that keeping the commandments makes me happy. I love knowing that I am a daughter of God and that He cares about me. He cares about all of us so much that he gives us constant direction. I love knowing that I can be with my family forever. I am a Mormon because I believe with my whole heart that God restored His church on the earth through the Prophet Joseph Smith. He loves us enough to teach us how to be happy; He gives us commandments! I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My husband and I try hard to remember the Lord in everything that we do. Sometimes we are very busy with our schoolwork and our jobs, but we take time each day to read the scriptures together and pray together. This not only strengthens our faith in God, but strengthens our marriage. We also make sure to pray and read our scriptures individually each day. It is wonderful to have my husband there, encouraging me and helping me become better. Our personal and family prayers include praying to know how we can serve others and reach out to the people around us. We serve as temple workers in our ward. We attend the temple each week, performing ordinances for the dead. We also work on our own family history work. At least once a month, I am assigned to visit two women from our church congregation. I go to their homes, visit with them and see how their families are doing. If they need help, they can call me. I try to remain active in school activities and service projects. My department on campus participates in several service projects throughout the school year that I try to attend.